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Antisemitism: how the origins of history’s oldest hatred still hold sway today – podcast

There has been a surge in antisemitic incidents across the globe. Antisemitism rears its ugly head in every aspect of public life, whether internal debates within political parties or accusations of conspiratorial networks or plots in politics and business.

This is the audio version of an in depth article from The Conversation, which explores how prejudice against Jews has persisted throughout history. Today’s variants are carved from – and sustained by – powerful precedents and inherited stereotypes. This historical awareness may prove a powerful ally for those who would challenge antisemitism today.

You can read the text version of this article here. It is read by Annabel Bligh.

The music in this podcast is Night Caves, by Lee Rosevere from the Free Music Archive. A big thanks to City University London’s Department of Journalism for letting us use their studios to record.

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